All federal judges have received a long-awaited 14-percent pay raise, as years of catch-up cost-of-living adjustments were added to their paychecks, according to Bloomberg News.Read More »
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Lawyers say a split in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court over whether tax liability from late-filed state income tax returns are dischargeable in bankruptcy is creating uncertainty and making it difficult to advise debtors on how to proceed.Read More »
A federal appeals court has struck down a Wisconsin law limiting how much any one person can donate to independent political action groups.
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By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – A lawsuit that had threatened to end the Obama administration’s funding of embryonic stem cell research was dismissed Wednesday, allowing the U.S. to continue supporting a search for cures to deadly diseases ...Read More »